Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 145 113
Rank change year-on-year -46 -32 -61
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 93 164 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.28% 2.05% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 6.02% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 86 155 181
Manchester median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,245 2,724 2,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.00% 34.13% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,989 2,355 2,136
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,700 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +19 15 £37,500 +11.94%
Wigan +13 9 £30,000 -17.81%
Salford - 7 £24,000 -
Bolton +17 4 £35,000 - 1
Bury - 3 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 3 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (84.95%) SQL
3 53 (56.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 49 (52.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (45.16%) T-SQL
7 40 (43.01%) Relational Database
8 35 (37.63%) ITIL
9 34 (36.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
11 30 (32.26%) NoSQL
12 27 (29.03%) Degree
13 26 (27.96%) Windows
13 26 (27.96%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (26.88%) Server Building
14 25 (26.88%) IT Strategy
14 25 (26.88%) MongoDB
14 25 (26.88%) OLTP
15 24 (25.81%) .NET
16 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (21.51%) Finance
17 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
18 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (13.98%) C#
20 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (12.90%) Windows Server
20 12 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
21 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.30%) Alfresco
2 4 (4.30%) WordPress
3 3 (3.23%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.68%) IaaS
2 9 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Firewall
1 9 (9.68%) Skype
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (56.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 49 (52.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (43.01%) Relational Database
5 30 (32.26%) NoSQL
6 26 (27.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 25 (26.88%) MongoDB
7 25 (26.88%) OLTP
8 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
11 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (6.45%) MySQL
12 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (4.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.23%) Selenium
3 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Developer
2 35 (37.63%) DBA
3 32 (34.41%) SQL DBA
4 24 (25.81%) Administrator
5 21 (22.58%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.75%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Database Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Development DBA
9 7 (7.53%) IT Support
9 7 (7.53%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 6 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Technical Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Technical Leader
11 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.53%) HTML
5 6 (6.45%) XML
6 5 (5.38%) Web Services
7 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.30%) WCF
7 4 (4.30%) XSL
8 3 (3.23%) CSS
8 3 (3.23%) jQuery
8 3 (3.23%) LINQ
8 3 (3.23%) WPF
9 2 (2.15%) Ajax
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.15%) HTML5
9 2 (2.15%) RESTful
9 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Replication
2 3 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Fintech
3 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.60%) Solaris
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.23%) Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Unix
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) ITIL
2 31 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (26.88%) IT Strategy
3 25 (26.88%) Server Building
4 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.68%) Change Management
6 9 (9.68%) CRM
6 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 9 (9.68%) ITSM
6 9 (9.68%) Line Management
6 9 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 9 (9.68%) Scrum
6 9 (9.68%) Service Management
7 8 (8.60%) SDLC
8 7 (7.53%) ETL
8 7 (7.53%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (7.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (84.95%) SQL
2 42 (45.16%) T-SQL
3 13 (13.98%) C#
4 4 (4.30%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.30%) VBA
4 4 (4.30%) XQuery
5 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.08%) R
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (29.03%) Degree
3 9 (9.68%) HNC
4 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) SCCM
1 9 (9.68%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Cognos
4 4 (4.30%) Avaya
5 1 (1.08%) Tableau